Originally Posted by Buzzard
I disagree. If I get married without any mention of a god, it is not a christian ceremony. The idea and concept of marriage is a lot older than Christianity.
You mean in a registry office....NOT using a Christian liturgy in ANY way? then I aggree...that would be a Pagen Union I suppose...If you considered it more then just a legal contract.
But face it...how many Non-Christians dont use the Christian ceremony? I bet vertually none. I suspect most of them get married in a Church and its probably the only time besides their funeral, that they visit one